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Bed exercises for elderly

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Risks of Hiring a Private Caregiver. Seniors who are confined to a bed, whether from illness, injury, or surgery, run the risk of losing muscle mass and strength.

Their muscles can also shorten and tighten while bedbound, subjecting them to muscle cramps and pain. However, according to Fairfield senior care professionals, there are a number of exercises seniors can perform while in bed to help them maintain strength and flexibility.

1. Palm Stretches

Palm stretches help seniors maintain functionality of their hands, whether for reading a book or engaging in a favorite hobby while bedbound.

This exercise can also prevent stiffness and pain.

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